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Legal news from Sunday, October 5, 2008
by Bernard Hibbitts

Italy's Constitutional Court was asked Saturday to rule on a new law granting top Italian lawmakers immunity from prosecution while in office as a judge in Milan formally suspended a long-running corruption case against Italian Prime Minister and media magnate Silvio Berlusconi. For the last 18 months Berlusconi and lawyer …

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by Bernard Hibbitts

US Department of Justice officials announced Friday that a private security company contracted by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and four of its executives and employees have been charged with conspiracy, major fraud and wire fraud in connection with alleged efforts to interfere with US military and reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. Delmar Dwayne …

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